This excerpt taken from the GIS 10-Q filed Dec 19, 2007.
Commission file number: 001-01185
GENERAL MILLS, INC.
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x No o
check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated
filer, or a non-accelerated filer. See definition of accelerated filer and
large accelerated filer in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2
of the Exchange Act).
Number of shares of Common Stock outstanding as of December 13, 2007: 336,763,642 (excluding 40,543,022 shares held in the treasury).